Las Vegas: First round-pairings

LAS VEGAS -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 11th annual SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the sixth of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings...

LAS VEGAS -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 11th annual SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the sixth of 23 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended Saturday. DNQs listed below pairings.

Top Fuel
1. Antron Brown, 3.881 seconds, 316.60 mph
    vs. 16. Rob Passey, 4.562, 241.15
2. Larry Dixon, 3.894, 314.24
    vs. 15. Steve Faria, 4.528, 185.23
3. Doug Kalitta, 3.909, 315.56
    vs. 14. Steven Chrisman, 4.149, 283.61
4. Cory McClenathan, 3.912, 312.57
    vs. 13. Terry Haddock, 4.137, 283.55
5. Tony Schumacher, 3.942, 308.07
    vs. 12. David Grubnic, 4.105, 295.46
6. Morgan Lucas, 3.980, 303.50
    vs. 11. Troy Buff, 4.094, 276.29
7. Shawn Langdon, 3.991, 308.14
    vs. 10. Mike Strasburg, 4.039, 306.19
8. Brandon Bernstein, 4.000, 306.19
    vs. 9. Terry McMillen, 4.031, 290.19.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Steve Torrence, 4.564, 228.34.

Funny Car
1. Del Worsham, Toyota Solara, 4.187, 297.75
    vs. 16. Jim Head, Solara, 4.565, 257.73
2. Ashley Force Hood, Ford Mustang, 4.195, 295.14
    vs. 15. Cruz Pedregon, Solara, 4.532, 269.24
3. Matt Hagan, Dodge Charger, 4.217, 297.16
    vs. 14. Jeff Arend, Solara, 4.314, 292.58
4. Gary Densham, Chevy Impala, 4.220, 295.92
    vs. 13. Tony Pedregon, Impala, 4.301, 287.78
5. Ron Capps, Charger, 4.221, 291.70
    vs. 12. Jack Beckman, Charger, 4.289, 287.47
6. Robert Hight, Mustang, 4.223, 300.00
    vs. 11. John Force, Mustang, 4.263, 297.94
7. Bob Bode, Chevy Impala SS, 4.238, 297.22
    vs. 10. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.255, 292.90
8. Bob Tasca III, Mustang, 4.243, 293.66
    vs. 9. Melanie Troxel, Charger, 4.250, 302.28.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Jeff Diehl, 4.809, 212.73
18. Paul Lee, 5.064, 293.22.

Pro Stock
1. Mike Edwards, Pontiac GXP, 6.687, 205.88
    vs. 16. Rickie Jones, GXP, 6.767, 204.14
2. Ron Krisher, Chevy Cobalt, 6.716, 205.38
    vs. 15. Ronnie Humphrey, GXP, 6.766, 204.70
3. Rodger Brogdon, GXP, 6.725, 205.16
    vs. 14. V. Gaines, Dodge Avenger, 6.761, 204.57
4. Allen Johnson, Avenger, 6.732, 204.88
    vs. 13. Johnny Gray, GXP, 6.761, 204.60
5. Greg Anderson, GXP, 6.737, 204.73
    vs. 12. Vinnie Deceglie, Avenger, 6.754, 204.32
6. Shane Gray, GXP, 6.738, 204.39
    vs. 11. Greg Stanfield, GXP, 6.754, 204.45
7. Bob Yonke, GXP, 6.745, 204.57
    vs. 10. Jeg Coughlin, Cobalt, 6.751, 205.51
8. Warren Johnson, GXP, 6.745, 204.26
    vs. 9. Jason Line, GXP, 6.748, 205.07.

Did Not Qualify:
17. Steve Spiess, 6.772, 203.37
18. Larry Morgan, 6.781, 203.34
19. Kurt Johnson, 6.785, 203.58
20. Erica Enders, 6.793, 204.32
21. Danny Gruninger, 6.816, 202.79
22. Gordie Rivera, 6.821, 201.70
23. Jim Cunningham, 6.921, 202.79
24. John Nobile, 13.381, 62.50
25. Justin Humphreys, 18.570, 202.85.

-source: nhra

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Series NHRA
Drivers Jim Head , Antron Brown , John Nobile , Jeg Coughlin , Larry Dixon , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Tony Pedregon , Del Worsham , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Doug Kalitta , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Jim Cunningham , Larry Morgan , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Cruz Pedregon , Cory McClenathan , Greg Stanfield , Tim Wilkerson , Jack Beckman , Ashley Force , Melanie Troxel , Brandon Bernstein , Paul Lee , Allen Johnson , Johnny Gray , Mike Strasburg , Morgan Lucas , Bob Yonke , Jason Line , Bob Bode , Rodger Brogdon , Jeff Arend , Ronnie Humphrey , Gordie Rivera , Terry Haddock , Steven Chrisman , Robert Hight , Jeff Diehl , Matt Hagan , Troy Buff , Steve Torrence , Justin Humphreys , Bob Tasca III , Rickie Jones , Mike Edwards , Steve Spiess , Shane Gray , Rob Passey , Shawn Langdon , Danny Gruninger , Steve Faria , Terry McMillen